We’ve put together a list of Christmas gift ideas for kids that they'll love. There’s nothing better than seeing children’s faces light up as they open presents on Christmas day. From characterful toys and fun games to pieces that are sure to become treasured heirlooms.
Woollen mittens by Catherine Tough
Keep little fingers warm with these colourful striped mittens by Catherine Tough. They’re handcrafted in the UK and attached to a string so they’ll never get lost.
Buy these Catherine Tough Kids Wool Stripe Mittens, £22, from Heal’s, here
Meri Meri Cosmo the Octopus toy
With eight arms, Cosmo the octopus is always up for cuddles! The large-scale plush toy is crafted from organic knit cotton, making it super soft.
Buy this Meri Meri Cosmo the Octopus Toy, £80, from Amara, here
Wireless headphones with reduced volume for safe listening
Impress young music fans with these colourful wireless headphones. Parents will also love them as the volume is always kept below 85dB to keep little ears safe.
Buy these Kids On-Ear Wireless Headphones with Reduced Volume For Safe Listening, £39, from La Redoute, here
Dinosaur head wall art
Looking for a playful way to decorate bedroom walls? This plush dinosaur trophy head is one of those gift ideas for kids that is sure to be a hit with children of all ages.
Buy this Theo Green and White Dinosaur Head Wall Art, £33, from Maisons du Monde, here
LEGO Creator 10267 Gingerbread House
Get into the Christmas spirit with this festively decorated LEGO gingerbread house — it includes a Christmas tree with wrapped gifts, a rocking horse, and a glowing fire.
Buy this LEGO Creator 10267 Gingerbread House, £84.99, from John Lewis & Partners, here
Squirrel egg cup
Make breakfast time fun with this squirrel egg cup. Handmade from durable stoneware, this cute little companion is sure to become a treasured item.
Buy this Quail Squirrel Egg Cup, £20, from Anthropologie, here
Whale storage bags
Have a whale of a time tidying up after playtime with these whimsical felt storage bags. They come as a set of two – one large and one small.
Buy these whale storage bags, £50, from Cox and Cox, here
Giant Jumbling Tower
Supersize Christmas day games with this mega jumbling tower. Each of the 45 timber blocks has been hand-dyed in a vibrant hue – little ones will love building the rainbow!
Buy this Sunnylife Super Fly Giant Jumbling Tower, £45, from Selfridges, here
This colourful pop art-inspired backgammon set is crafted from durable canvas, and easily rolls up for travel, making it perfect for holidays.
Buy this Backgammon Roll, £45, from Graham & Green, here
Give a gift that is sure to become an heirloom. This wooden monkey is a Danish design icon, designed by Kay Bojesen back in 1951. Since then, it’s brought delight to generations of children.
Buy this Kay Bojesen Wooden Monkey, £99, from Nordic Nest, here